Local News 4/14/22

News 4-14-22 AK

Multiple fire crews were on the scene of an early morning barn fire on Wednesday in Sandy Township. There was nobody inside the barn and no firefighters were injured, however, there were chickens inside that were killed. State Police Fire Marshal is investigating the cause,

A Clearfield man is behind bars after police said he allegedly kissed and inappropriately touched a teen girl. The teen told police she was trying to give Richard English’s dog a treat when English asked about her eye color before starting to force himself on the teen girl and kissing her on the lips. The girl also told police he touched various parts of her body while hugging her even though she didn’t want the hug. English told police he kissed the girl because he felt bad for her.

State police are investigating after multiple guns were reported stolen from a Morrisdale man’s apartment sometime over the past eight months. Police were called to the apartment on Morrisdale Allport Highway in Morrisdale March 24. The gun owner said someone broke into the apartment and stole eight different handguns. Anyone with any information is asked to contact state police out of Clearfield at 814-857-3800.

A Somerset man is behind bars after allegedly entering a woman’s home for a third time without permission while he was high. A woman told state police she was napping on the couch when Michael Brendle entered her home. She asked him to leave multiple times to which he refused. The woman called 911 then he fled on foot. She also alleged that he was high on meth and was only wearing underwear and a red shirt. He’s lodged in Somerset County jail.

Johnstown police say a child was injured after being ejected from a vehicle during a crash. Police say the child, a 7-year-old boy, was taken to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center with unknown injuries. State police have been called to help with the investigation.

A measure that would supersede federal law on serving a higher fat percentage of milk in state public schools has won nearly unanimous approval in the state house. The bill to allow whole milk in Pennsylvania schools was approved 196-2 Wednesday. An identical whole-milk bill is expected to pass in the state senate.